The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 93 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 2.01% 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.25% 34.83% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 22
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£350 £315 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
128 89 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.71% 5.77% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 46 52
Average daily rate £363 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 5 £350 +8.52% 3
Huddersfield - 1 £350 -
Wakefield - - - -
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Banking
5 6 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) Test Management
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) Retail
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
8 3 (11.54%) QA
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (11.54%) ISEB
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
9 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Test Management
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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